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2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference will cover diverse topics ranging from biomedical engineering to healthcare technologies to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions and oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by IEEE Xplore and Medline/PubMed.

  • 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invited sessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering. Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and poster sessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE.

  • 2013 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society covers a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. The conference program will consist of invited plenary lectures, symposia, workshops, invited sessions, oral and poster sessions of unsolicited contributions. All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers of up to 4 pages will appear in the Conference Proceedings and be indexed by PubMed and EI. Prop

  • 2012 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2011 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc.

  • 2010 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2009 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The annual conference of EMBS averages 2000 attendees from over 50 countries. The scope of the conference is general in nature to focus on the interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering. Themes included but not limited to are: Imaging, Biosignals, Biorobotics, Bioinstrumentation, Neural, Rehabilitation, Bioinformatics, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices, etc

  • 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

    The general theme of EMBC'08 is "Personalized Healthcare through Technology", covering a broad spectrum of topics from biomedical and clinical engineering and physics to medical and clinical applications. Transfer of research results from academia to industry will also be a focus of the conference.

  • 2007 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

  • 2006 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

  • 2005 27th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)


2013 26th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)

This is a general Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference which encompasses all aspects of these fields.

  • 2012 25th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)

    On behalf of the organizing committee of the 2012 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), it is with great pleasure to invite you to the 25th anniversary of this conference. CCECE is the annual flagship of IEEE Canada, and over the past 24 years it has been established as a major forum in various areas of electrical and computer engineering for researchers from Canada and around the world. The silver anniversary of CCECE in Montreal is an important milestone in the history of this conference, and the organizing committee members are trying hard to make it a memorable one.

  • 2011 24th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)

    The 2011 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2011) will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada from May 8 11, 2011. CCECE 2011 provides a forum for the presentation of electrical and computer engineering research and development from Canada and around the world. Papers are invited, in French or English, for the following symposia.

  • 2010 IEEE 23rd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering - CCECE

    CCECE 2010 provides researchers, students, and practicing professionals in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a Canadian venue in which they can present the latest technological advancements and discoveries. CCECE 2010 will feature papers presented from a broad range of areas in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • 2009 IEEE 22nd Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering - CCECE

    CCECE provides researchers, students, and practicing professionals in the area of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a Canadian venue in which they can present the latest technological advancements and discoveries. It is also a valuable opportunity to network, exchange ideas, strengthen existing partnerships and foster new collaborations. CCECE 2009 will feature 7 mini-symposia with papers presented from a broad range of areas in Electrical and Computer Engineering. There will be tutorial sessions in

  • 2008 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering - CCECE

    CCECE 2008 provides a forum for the presentation of electrical and computer engineering research and development from Canada and around the world. There will be eight mini symposia and papers are invited, in French and English, including but not limited to the following topics: Biomedical Engineering, Circuits, Devices and Systems, Communications and Networking, Computer Systems and Applications, Control and Robotics, Emerging Areas, Power Electronics and Systems, Signal and Multimedia Processing.


2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)

ROBIO 2012 provides an opportunity for the academic and industrial communities to address new challenges, share solutions, and discuss future directions in research, development and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas of robotics and biomimetics.

  • 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)

    IEEE-ROBIO 2011 will provide an opportunity for the academic and industrial communities to address new challenges, share solutions, and discuss future directions in research, development and applications in the dynamic and exciting areas of robotics and biomimetics. The IEEE-ROBIO 2011 conference invites high quality original research and development papers in all areas related to robotics, biomimetics and related topics.

  • 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)

    The ROBIO 2010 is to bring forth the merging of the two very import technical areas, "Robotics" and "Biomimetis", to improve the quality of the human life. The theme of ROBIO2010 is "Robotics and Biomimetics for Human Science and Engineering".

  • 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)

    All related areas of Robotics and Biomimetics: Robot design, manipulation and control, novel robot applications, sensor and actuators, service robots, medical robots, human-robot interacitons, biomimetic robotics, biomedical technology and systems, biomimetics, etc


2010 36th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference

The Northeast Bioengineering Conference is an event designed to foster the formation of new friendships and the exchange of ideas across disciplines related to bioengineering.


2010 International Conference on Mechanic Automation and Control Engineering (MACE)

Manufacturing Control and Automation Engineering,CAD/CAM/CIM and Simulation, Materials Processing and Control, Instruments and Vibration Control



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Multi-channel nerve stimulations using intrafascicular electrodes

K. Yoshida; K. Horch [1990] Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1990

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Control of Joint Motion Simulators for Biomechanical Research

R. Colbaugh; K. Glass 1992 American Control Conference, 1992

This paper presents a hierarchical adaptive algorithm for controlling upper extremity human joint motion simulators. A joint motion simulator is a computer-controlled, electromechanical system which permits the application of forces to the tendons of a human cadaver specimen in such a way that the cadaver joint under study achieves a desired motion in a physiologic manner. The proposed control scheme ...


H<inf>&#x221E;</inf> controller synthesis for a physiological motor control system modeled with bond graphs

Asif M. Mughal; Kamran Iqbal 2006 IEEE Conference on Computer Aided Control System Design, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, 2006

Physiological structures exhibit complex characteristics for postural stability and movement. These structures consist of muscles, muscle spindles, Gologi tendon organs and neural activation mechanism etc. In this paper physiological models are studied with bond graph modeling technique, which provides new prospective to study physiological components and combined musculoskeletal system via flow of power. The central nervous controller for muscle activation ...


Grasping objects with the prototype of index-finger PIP joint motion amplifier for assisting rheumatoid arthritis patients

K. Watanabe; H. Morishita; T. Mori; T. Sato Proceedings, 2005 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics., 2005

The authors propose an exoskeletal robotic hand for assisting the rheumatoid arthritis patients physically. In this paper, we categorized the types of exoskeletal devices into five groups, based on the patients' condition or capability of movement. Then, we constructed a prototype of one of the groups, which amplifies the motion of index-finger PIP joint. Some verification experiments were conducted, in ...


Modeling and identification of human neuromusculoskeletal network based on biomechanical property of muscle

Akihiko Murai; Katsu Yamane; Yoshihiko Nakamura 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008

In this paper, we build a whole-body neuromusculoskeletal network model including somatic reflex, and identify its parameters through non-invasive measurements and statistical analysis. Such models are crucial for analyzing and estimating signals in the nervous system. Our neuromuscular model consists of two parts. The first part models the neuromuscular network that represents the relationships between the spinal nerve signals and ...


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Multi-channel nerve stimulations using intrafascicular electrodes

K. Yoshida; K. Horch [1990] Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1990

First Page of the Article ![](/xploreAssets/images/absImages/00692235.png)


Control of Joint Motion Simulators for Biomechanical Research

R. Colbaugh; K. Glass 1992 American Control Conference, 1992

This paper presents a hierarchical adaptive algorithm for controlling upper extremity human joint motion simulators. A joint motion simulator is a computer-controlled, electromechanical system which permits the application of forces to the tendons of a human cadaver specimen in such a way that the cadaver joint under study achieves a desired motion in a physiologic manner. The proposed control scheme ...


H<inf>&#x221E;</inf> controller synthesis for a physiological motor control system modeled with bond graphs

Asif M. Mughal; Kamran Iqbal 2006 IEEE Conference on Computer Aided Control System Design, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, 2006

Physiological structures exhibit complex characteristics for postural stability and movement. These structures consist of muscles, muscle spindles, Gologi tendon organs and neural activation mechanism etc. In this paper physiological models are studied with bond graph modeling technique, which provides new prospective to study physiological components and combined musculoskeletal system via flow of power. The central nervous controller for muscle activation ...


Grasping objects with the prototype of index-finger PIP joint motion amplifier for assisting rheumatoid arthritis patients

K. Watanabe; H. Morishita; T. Mori; T. Sato Proceedings, 2005 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics., 2005

The authors propose an exoskeletal robotic hand for assisting the rheumatoid arthritis patients physically. In this paper, we categorized the types of exoskeletal devices into five groups, based on the patients' condition or capability of movement. Then, we constructed a prototype of one of the groups, which amplifies the motion of index-finger PIP joint. Some verification experiments were conducted, in ...


Modeling and identification of human neuromusculoskeletal network based on biomechanical property of muscle

Akihiko Murai; Katsu Yamane; Yoshihiko Nakamura 2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008

In this paper, we build a whole-body neuromusculoskeletal network model including somatic reflex, and identify its parameters through non-invasive measurements and statistical analysis. Such models are crucial for analyzing and estimating signals in the nervous system. Our neuromuscular model consists of two parts. The first part models the neuromuscular network that represents the relationships between the spinal nerve signals and ...


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  • Biophysics of the Generation of EMG Signals

    This chapter describes the basic concepts of generation and detection of EMG signals. Specific emphasis is devoted to the generation of muscle fiber action potentials at the fiber end plates, their propagation along the sarcolemma, and their extinction at the tendons. The chapter addresses the topics of crosstalk between nearby muscles and selectivity of the recording systems. It discusses the relationships between muscle force and the surface EMG. The EMG signal is generated by the electrical activity of the muscle fibers active during a contraction. The signal sources are the depolarizing and repolarizing zones of the muscle fibers. EMG signal features depend on a number of anatomical, physical, and detection system parameters. Considering all the factors related to the volume conductor and the signal sources that influence the characteristics of the EMG signal, a reliable relation between EMG amplitude and force needs a subject specific and condition specific calibration.

  • Surface EMG Decomposition

    This chapter provides an overview of surface EMG decomposition techniques, along with their basic assumptions, properties, and limitations. Surface electrodes measure the electrical activity of several nearby muscle fibers that are active during a muscle contraction. The electrical activity of each fiber can be described by a single fiber action potential (SFAP) that propagates from the neuromuscular junction towards the tendons. There is large diversity of decomposition techniques that can roughly be categorized either as template matching or latent component analysis (blind source separation) approaches. Decomposition of surface EMG is a powerful tool enabling noninvasive insight not only into muscle control strategies, but also into peripheral muscle properties. It provides unambiguous information on physiological parameters of individual motor units that can easily be interpreted. The identification of motor units (MUs) discharge patterns from surface EMG signals, acquired during dynamic muscle contractions, needs to be addressed.

  • The Evolution of Control and Adaptation in a 3D Powered Passive Dynamic Walker

    Humans demonstrate speed, efficiency, and adaptability when traveling over rugged terrain. Bipethi robots modeled on biological designs could replace or assist people working in difficult environments. However, current research into humanoid robots has not produced practical machines. This paper explores the use of evolutionary robotics to evolve a simulation of a ten-degree of freedom bipedal robot. This machine demonstrates many of the properties of human locomotion. By using passive dynamics and compliant tendons it conserves energy while walking on a flat surface. Its speed and gait can be dynamically adjusted and it is capable of adapting to discrepancies in both its environment and its bodies' construction.

  • CompAct&#x2122; Arm: a Compliant Manipulator with Intrinsic Variable Physical Damping

    Humans exploit compliance in their biomechanical muscle-tendon-bone actuation structure to enable robust and safe interaction with the environment and utilize the elastic energy stored into muscles and tendons to obtain large energy efficiency or high output mechanical power peaks at their limbs. From the robotic/mechatronic point of view it is clear that emulating such a property in robotic actuation systems enables the achievement of performance which is not possible with classical stiff designs. In contrast to this, transmission compliance introduces some disadvantages as e.g. typically underdamped modes which reduce the achievable control bandwidth, stability margin and accuracy of the controlled system. These limitations are solved in mammalians by means of physical damping which clarifies why these biological systems are able of performing fast and smooth yet accurate motions in their limbs. This motivates this work which consists in the analysis and development of the CompAct™ Arm, a novel compliant manipulator with intrinsic variable damping. This is probably the first robotic system to exhibit these diverse bio inspired characteristics. A motivation analysis is initially presented to show how the drawbacks introduced by compliance can be overcome by means of physical damping. The second part of the paper presents the mechatronic development of the robotic manipulator and preliminary experimental results.



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